If a monk chooses at level 1 to use his fists does he get to make 3 attacks, assuming he uses his bonus action?
- Right Fist: 1d4 (unarmed strike) + dex
- Left Fist: 1d4 + no mod for second weapon
- Bonus Attack Unarmed Strike: 1d4 + Dex
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They'd get 2 attacks.
TWF uses the bonus action you want to use for the third attack. The monk's martial arts feature also uses this bonus action. So it would be:
This allows you to make 2 full attacks instead of just the attack from the bonus action (that wouldn't otherwise be possible without martial arts because unarmed strikes are not typically light).
*this does not have to be a different weapon, it can be the same fist, a punch or a headbutt or whatever. unarmed attacks are free to be given the flavor you want to give them.